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Accountable to:

National Volunteer Services Recognition Team Lead


Appointed annually; maximum three years

Time Required:

7 to 10 hours per week;

Key Aims:

  • All Scouts Canada volunteers receive appropriate recognition for their contributions

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Work with Councils and the National Service Team to promote and support Scouts Canada’s volunteer recognition programs
  • Improve awareness and understanding of recognition programs by both internal and external stakeholders

Major Duties:

  • Provide support to the National Recognition Network comprised of the 20 Deputy Council Commissioners-Recognition
  • Engage National Recognition Network members in sustaining and championing Scouts Canada’s recognition programs in their respective Councils
  • Chair the National Adjudication Committee
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of tools and communications to support and enhance the effectiveness of Scouts Canada’s recognition programs (e.g. Scouts Canada Recognition Guide, application forms)

Required Communication:

  • Regular communication with National Recognition Network to support engagement and sharing of best practices
  • Communication with the National Adjudication Committee as required.
  • Regular Communication with the National Volunteer Services Recognition Team Lead


  • Commitment to the principle aims of Scouts Canada’s recognition programs
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Scouts Canada’s Volunteer Support Strategy and recognition programs
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to inspire confidence, team effort and leadership in others
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to communicate clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent Computer skills: ability to create spreadsheets, processes and track performance
  • Current Scouts Canada’s Training including Wood bade 1 CP.
  • Knowledge of Scouting in Canada and commitment to the strategic objectives as outline in the 5 Priorities.
Please send your Scouting resume and background as to why you would be the best candidate to: publicappts@scouts.ca.
Applications for this role will be accepted until October 15, 2017.